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Tendai Mtawarira: South Africa prop retires from internationals after World Cup

South Africa's World Cup-winning prop Tendai Mtawarira announces his retirement from international rugby aged 34. (

World Cup final farewell for Mtawarira as 117-cap Springbok prop retires from Tests

South Africa's World Cup-winning prop Tendai Mtawarira announces his retirement from international rugby aged 34. (

Springboks bring Rugby World Cup home

South Africa fans gathered at OR Tambo International Airport to greet the victorious squad. (

Rugby World Cup final: England have been beaten up - Paul Grayson

South Africa were "tactically brilliant" against England, according to former England international and BBC Radio 5 Live pundit Paul Grayson. (

Rugby World Cup final: England have been beaten up - Paul Grayson

South Africa were "tactically brilliant" against England, according to former England international and BBC Radio 5 Live pundit Paul Grayson. (

Jodie Foster, Shailene Woodley Join Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Prisoner 760’

Jodie Foster, Shailene Woodley and Tahar Rahim are joining Benedict Cumberbatch in “Prisoner 760,” which is directed by Kevin Macdonald.

STX International will launch at AFM. The film tells the story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi (Rahim) who is captured by the U.S. government and is in prison for years without a charge or a trial. Slahi finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander (Foster) and her associate Teri Duncan (Woodley). Cumberbatch plays military prosecutor Lt. Stuart Couch.

The film is based on Slahi’s New York Times best-selling memoir, “Guantanamo Diary.” Principal photography will begin in South Africa on Dec. 2.

Also Read: Shailene Woodley's 'Endings, Beginnings' Lands at Samuel Goldwyn

Michael Bronner wrote the screenplay, and Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani made revisions.

Cumberbatch is producing with Adam Ackland and Leah Clarke for their company SunnyMarch, alongside Lloyd Levin and Beatriz Levin for Black Sheep Pictures. Mark Holder and Christine Holder are also produced for their newly formed banner Wonder Street, alongside Branwen Prestwood-Smith. Bronner also is a producer.

30West and Topic Studios are financing in partnership with BBC Films, the latter of which also developed the project. 30West principals Micah Green, Dan Steinman and Dan Friedkin are executive producing alongside Topic Studios’ Maria Zuckerman and Ryan Heller and BBC Films’ Rose Garnett. Larry Siems and Slahi serve as co-producers.

Also Read: Jodie Foster Signs With CAA

STX International will distribute in the UK and Ireland. UTA Independent Film Group negotiated the deal on behalf of the filmmakers and are representing the U.S. sale with 30West.

Foster is a two-time Academy Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA winner and is best known for her roles in “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Contact.” Rahim was nominated for a BAFTA in Jacques Audiard’s “A Prophet.” Woodley was most recently seen in “Big Little Lies” and the TIFF film “Endings, Beginnings.”

Foster is represented by CAA, Matt Saver and Viewpoint. Woodley is represented by Management 360 and Hyperion. Cumberbatch and SunnyMarch are represented by UTA, and Rahim is represented by UTA and Relevant.

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Do you know what’s lurking in your network…? And other issues to think about during Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Is there a ghost in your machine? And no, this is not the beginning of a Halloween story – but perhaps it is fitting that ‘International Cybersecurity Awareness month’ takes place in October, the month of Halloween. So says Stefan van de Giessen, General Manager: Cyber Security at value-added distributor Networks Unlimited Africa. He explains: [&hellip (

David Dobrik, ‘Escape the Night’ Lead 2019 Streamy Awards Nominations (Complete List) (

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New ‘Walking Dead’ Series Lands at Amazon, AMC in International Markets

The upcoming third series in “The Walking Dead” universe will play on Amazon Prime Video and AMC’s channels internationally. The series is in production in the U.S. before bowing on cable net AMC in North America. Amazon has pre-bought it for Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa and most of Europe. The exceptions in Europe […] (

Comic-Con Africa 2019 celebrates all things Pop-Culture

Comic-Con Africa is the African iteration of one of the world’s most popular conventions, Comic-Con. Comic-Con Africa debuted in 2018 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. This year the convention took place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 21 September to 24 September [&hellip (

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South Africa's U-17 women thrash Seychelles by record 28-0

South Africa's U-17 women's team set a record for an international match in African football with a staggering 28-0 win over Seychelles in the Cosafa Championship. (

NEC XON, INCELL offer solution for mobile operators in Africa

NEC XON has signed a partnership with NCELL International to use its smart lithium technology to serve the needs of wireless and tower communications operators, macro and small cell sites, and the commercial and industrial sectors specifically with off-grid, micro-grid and backup solutions. Through the partnership, NEC XON and INCELL will offer solutions and services [&hellip (

SingularityU South Africa announces speaker schedule

On Wednesday, 11 September SingularityU South Africa announced the final line up and schedule for the SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 which will take place on 16 and 17 October 2019 at the Kyalami International Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The event aims to further Singularity’s mission to increase the accessibility of new technologies, and help [&hellip (

Chester Williams: South Africa World Cup winner dies aged 49

Former South Africa international and 1995 World Cup winner Chester Williams has died at the age of 49. (

South Africa legend and 1995 World Cup winner Chester Williams dies at 49

Former South Africa international and 1995 World Cup winner Chester Williams has died at the age of 49. (

US worried China's Dorian relief effort in Bahamas may be bid to gain influence — and foothold, reports say

Hurricane Dorian's devastation of the Bahamas reportedly has U.S. officials worried China may use the tragedy as a back door to get a foothold in the Caribbean nation, with the Communist country using international aid efforts as a Trojan horse to establish a base of influence just 50 miles from the Florida coast. (

INTERVIEW: Safety is a basic human right says South African Safelet distributor

The Safelet is a personal safety bracelet that allows wearers to feel secure in the knowledge that their guardians are one alert away. This light-weight accessory is taking the international safety community by storm thanks to its efficient and safe alert system. IT News Africa’s Jenna Cook had the opportunity to chat with Simone Da [&hellip (

Japan and African Development Bank announce $3.5 billion to support Africa’s private sector development

On 30 August 2019, Japan and the African Development Bank announced a joint target of $3.5 billion under the Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa initiative (EPSA4). The announcement was made at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7). Japan and the Bank have set a target of $1.75 billion each from [&hellip (

Etzebeth named in SA World Cup squad after denying assault allegations

South Africa international Eben Etzebeth is named in the Springboks' World Cup squad after denying allegations of assault. (

Africa’s top startups to compete in the AfricArena Summit

Africa’s best startups and innovators will be participating in the AfricArena Summit, taking place on Monday, the 11th and Tuesday, the 12th of November 2019. It is here that they will showcase their products to an audience of international and local investors looking for world-class talent and solutions to some of the most pressing issues [&hellip (

‘Family Feud’ Format to Expand to South Africa and Ghana, Steve Harvey Will Host Both Adaptations (

Thulani Serero: UAE's Al Jazira turn to South African midfielder for success

South Africa international Thulani Serero moves to Al Jazira in the United Arab Emirates from Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem. (

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Data analysis is about finding the right tools for the job

The availability of higher computational, storage and networking capabilities, means that the amount of data being transferred are increased proportionately has resulted in the increased use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to derive insights that drive business decision-making. This is according to Sabelo Dlamini, Senior Research and Consulting Manager at International Data Corporation (IDC) South Africa. [&hellip (

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Hashim Amla: South Africa batsman retires from international cricket

South Africa batsman and former captain Hashim Amla retires from international cricket at the age of 36. (

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Get paid when selling your Bitcoin

Here in South Africa, the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector is considered to be relatively new. There are many differences faced by crypto enthusiasts and traders when utilising crypto exchanges to trade when compared to the international markets. One glaring difference is the price difference when purchasing cryptocurrencies via local exchanges. Another difference is the fees [&hellip (